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Breast cancer

Should I stop checking my own breasts?

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I'm confused and more than a bit bothered! I'm a menopausal woman with a family history of breast cancer. For years I've been told (ordered would be more accurate!) to check my breasts each month. Read more...

What the Women’s Health Initiative Results Mean for Breast Cancer Survivors

In July 2002 a large, randomized control trial called the Women’s Health Initiative was stopped three years early with the conclusion that Estrogen plus Progestin (E+P) is, on balance, not an effective preventative medication for healthy menopausal women. The results of this trial have surprised both doctors and the general public Read more...

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